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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Jan 3, 2012 10:00am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: new years resolutions

Sean -

Having already been through it with our oldest let me offer this thought. It's not mine, but my wife found it and it now hangs prominently in our house.

"The two best things parents can give their children are roots.....and wings."

It doesn't make it hurt any less, but if you've given them both roots and wings they never truly leave.

Happy New Year.

PS - I am going to be a 183% basket case when I walk my little girl down the aisle in 109 days, 1 hour and 55 minutes........

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Poster: high flow Date: Jan 3, 2012 1:11pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: new years resolutions

So I supposed to give my daughter an Alex Haley novel and a case of Red Bull?:)

Seriously, my girl is turning 10 in less than a week.....the day she was born time stood still. Since that day time has been a wretched thief.

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Jan 3, 2012 2:23pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: new years resolutions

Well said indeed hf.

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Jan 3, 2012 1:26pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: new years resolutions

Well said flow....

I can tell you it is an amazing journey to be privileged to be a part of. There are many times I wish my kids were young again, but we are still very, very close and still do many things together so I'm not sure I'd be willing to trade those days away either.

Sheesh, three days into the new year and you jackwagons got me all weepy eyed....

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Jan 3, 2012 10:14am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: new years resolutions

R.- Good luck walking down the aisle with your daughter. As I have three boys that honor will never be mine. Your training may come in good use, so you let it all go after the newlyweds are on their way. Here's to a beautiful late April wedding w/ no rain. Congratulations!
(And you now have 109 days, 1 hour and 30 minutes. Also, under 200% basket case levels are reported to still keep you together, so you're good.)

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Poster: user unknown Date: Jan 3, 2012 12:10pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: new years resolutions

I've taken that stroll as well. Mando you'll live through it, but yea it is basket case time.

Best of luck to the newlyweds...and to to you my friend.